Program Manager, WhatsApp - Privacy Programs

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Program Manager, WhatsApp - Privacy Programs
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WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas — making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world. The WhatsApp Program Management team is looking for a highly self-driven, detail-oriented and analytical individual to join a new function supporting strategic cross-company privacy compliance efforts. The ideal candidate will be passionate about working on complex company wide privacy compliance program management efforts, have strong experience in leading without authority and be able to work independently in an ambiguous and dynamic environment. As a Program Manager on the team, you will fully immerse yourself in bringing structure and efficiency to high profile projects in the privacy & regulatory compliance space. This is a full-time position.
Program Manager, WhatsApp - Privacy Programs Responsibilities
  • Structure and lead complex cross-functional privacy compliance programs for WhatsApp and coordinate inter and cross-company initiatives
  • Develop metrics and reporting dashboards to evaluate the effectiveness of privacy controls and risk identification
  • Work closely with members of product, engineering, operations, communications, policy, legal, human resources (among others) to operationalize recommendations
  • Manage large cross-functional teams and influence decision-making within leadership audiences
  • Gather and analyze large amounts of information quickly in order to problem solve and drive decision-making effectively
  • Project manage and prioritize work based on urgency and complexity
  • Prepare communication materials and progress tracking for multiple audiences including preparing and delivering presentations to leadership stakeholders
Minimum Qualifications
  • 8+ years of work experience in program management, management consulting and business or strategic operations
  • Demonstrated record of problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective communication with cross-functional audiences and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with technical and business stakeholders (including leadership)
  • Track record of successfully partnering with cross-functional teams, driving alignment, effective escalations and achieving results
  • Experience setting priorities, multitasking and working independently in a dynamic, rapidly/changing workplace
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or JD
  • Experience with FTC, GDPR, ePD, LGPD, CCPA and other privacy regulations
  • Privacy certification (e.g. CIPP or CIPM or similar)
  • Experience working in a fast paced technology company
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $139,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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